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If Ali has stomatitis he is in a lot of pain. Of course, it can be affecting his personality and demeanor. We usually remove all the teeth from these patients because dental abscesses lead to oral legions. he is better off without the teeth because once the bacteria from decaying teeth gets into he bloodstream it can affect all the cats organs and cause kidney or liver failure as well as cardiac issues. Cats that have Stomatitis, which is a severe inflammation of the mouth have a lot of pain and often stop eating. That is a different condition than normal gingivitis which is treatable by dental scaling. However, Stomatitis is NOT treatable so annual cleanings are a waste of time and money because the oral bacteria enters the stomach and makes the cat extremely ill. Antibiotics and steroids are often used.We usually recommend removal of all teeth for best results. Then the cat lives a normal healthy life eating soft food.he does not even miss the teeth. It is possible once his pain is gone Ali will not be so high strung all the time. The bruises you mention will heal but the removal of the painful teeth will insure they do not recur. We could also try some calming medication like prozac to settle him down. I can also tell how to stop him from attacking his sister when speak on the phone. Please send me a premium services request if you want me to call. OR if you prefer I will post it here. Please let me know how he is doing . Please be so kind as to rate my answer with positive feedback; that is the only way I receive credit for my assistance. Thank you very much! Providing a positive rating will not end our conversation, should you need me for any follow-up. Simply click 'Reply' for clarification or additional information, if needed, at no additional charge.